Case Studies in Library and Information Science Ethics

Author: Elizabeth A. Buchanan,Kathrine A. Henderson

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786453141

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 175

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This valuable book, written specifically for library and information science professionals, presents 125 case studies that combine theories of ethics and librarianship with practical, real-life scenarios. After an introduction to ethics in library and information science, chapters are devoted to ethical issues in five categories: intellectual freedom, privacy, intellectual property, professional ethics, and intercultural information ethics. Each chapter has a theoretical introduction to the issue under consideration followed by 25 case studies, each of which includes its own set of discussion questions. Perfectly suited to classroom use, these case studies help bridge the complicated gap between students, academics, and practitioners in the field by promoting critical thinking and responsible action. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

Emerging Trends in Cyber Ethics and Education

Author: Blackburn, Ashley,Chen, Irene Linlin,Pfeffer, Rebecca

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522559345

Category: Education

Page: 307

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Cyber environments have become a fundamental part of educational institutions, causing a need for understanding the impact and general principles of ethical computer use in academia. With the rapid increase in the use of digital technologies in classrooms and workplaces worldwide, it is important that part of the training that takes place for students is how to be good cyber citizens, who are ethical in the decisions that they make and in their interactions with others across digital platforms. Emerging Trends in Cyber Ethics and Education is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the application of ethics and education within online environments. While highlighting topics such as computer simulation, corporate e-learning, and plagiarism detection, this publication explores effective ways of utilizing digital landscapes for online education, as well as the methods of improving cyber security frameworks. This book is ideally designed for educators, IT developers, education professionals, education administrators, researchers, and upper-level graduate students seeking current research on secure and educational interactions in digital landscapes.

Human Rights and Ethics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466664347

Category: Political Science

Page: 2121

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In today’s increasingly interconnected and global society, the protection of basic liberties is an important consideration in public policy and international relations. Profitable social interactions can begin only when a foundation of trust has been laid between two parties. Human Rights and Ethics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications considers some of the most important issues in the ethics of human interaction, whether in business, politics, or science and technology. Covering issues such as cybercrime, bioethics, medical care, and corporate leadership, this four-volume reference work will serve as a crucial resource for leaders, innovators, educators, and other personnel living and working in the modern world.

Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 5th Edition

An Introduction

Author: Linda C. Smith,Melissa A. Wong

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440836973

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 880

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Thoroughly updated, this is the essential guide to one of the most fundamental fields in the library profession. It links you—and through you, your patrons—to the significant changes that have occurred in reference and information sciences with emphasis on the growth of digital content. • Provides a comprehensive text edited by two highly regarded experts in reference and academic librarianship, Linda C. Smith and Melissa A. Wong, with chapters written by some of the best minds in the library science field • Includes newly updated information that reflects today's realities in reference service with an indication of how reference service may be provided to meet changing patron needs in the future • Encompasses the effective use of print sources, free online sources, and fee-based sources • Features individual chapters that can be used for in-service staff training or in student course packs

Net-Studies in Library and Information Science

Author: Khalid K. Faruqi

Publisher: Aakar Books

ISBN: 9788187879428

Category: Information retrieval

Page: 295

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The Book Is Written For Post-Graduate Students Preparing For Ugc-Net, Set Examination. It Contains Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions, Covering Different Aspects Of Library And Information Science. The Questions In This Book Cover Both Traditional Librarianship As Well As Modern Aspects Such As Information And Information Science, Library Automation, Computers And Information Technology Etc. At The End Of Each Chapter Solutions Have Been Provided. The Book Shall Be Found Useful For Those Who Are Appearing To Get Admission To M.L.I.S. Or M.Phil. Courses, Or Appearing For Staff Selection Commission Or Other Recruitment Tests.

Case Studies in Information and Computer Ethics

Author: Richard A. Spinello

Publisher: N.A


Category: Computers

Page: 285

View: 8176


This flexible book addresses the most salient ethical issues of the information age, and illustrates the most pressing concerns of computer specialists and information managers today. Encourages an action- approach to learning, with all cases requiring readers to develop an action plan within the bounds of ethical probit y and social acceptability. It offers a perfect balance for all levels of users - neither too technical for the novice in computer issues, nor overly simplistic for those experienced in computer related subjects. Offers a broad collection of case studies on information and computer ethics. Explores the neglected topic of information ethics, specifically issues involved in the acquisition, access, and stewardship of information resources. Includes a comprehensive overview of several ethical frameworks with a seven step model for case analysis. For professionals in computer science, engineering, business, and information management.

John Rawls

Author: Thomas Winfried Menko Pogge

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406346378

Category: Justice

Page: 212

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Ethics Management in Libraries and Other Information Services

Author: Margarita Pérez Pulido

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 0081018959

Category: Social Science

Page: 186

View: 6236


Ethics Management in Libraries and Other Information Services presents professional ethics from a managerial point-of-view, explaining how to implement ethical management systems in libraries and information services and presenting the necessary tools needed to understand the practical application of a system of ethical management based on ISO 26000: 2010. The examples and selected case studies will be helpful to professionals, teachers and students who want to both explore and apply ethics now and in the future. Provides insights to help incorporate knowledge and the implementation of professional ethics into the context of the organization Presents a practical application of a system of ethical management based on ISO 26000: 2010 Includes examples and case studies to help professionals and students understand the practical application of ethics

Human Resource Management in Today's Academic Library

Meeting Challenges and Creating Opportunities

Author: Janice Simmons-Welburn,Beth McNeil

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9780313320767

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 181

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Provides a comprehensive look at issues that shape the nature of Human Resources in academic libraries.

Library and Information Science in Developing Countries: Contemporary Issues

Contemporary Issues

Author: Tella, A.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1613503369

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 335

View: 9227


The field of library and information science is experiencing significant and continued transformation as a result of advancements in digital technology. Adapting to new technologies is crucial for librarians and other information professionals, but there exists a particularly acute gap in technology adoption among developing countries. Library and Information Science in Developing Countries: Contemporary Issues explores the relationship between global technology development and the impact of new technologies on library practice, library education, and information science. Book chapters and case studies in this work provide insight to and support for practitioners and executives concerned with the management of knowledge, information, and organizational development in different types of work environments and learning communities.

Case Studies for Ethics in Academic Research in the Social Sciences

Author: Leisa Reinecke Flynn,Ronald E. Goldsmith

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412996384

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 82

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This book provides a basis for class discussion about the responsible conduct of social science research. These 16 brief research ethics cases describe situations in which ethical dilemmas arise and present the student with the opportunity to think through the different implications for researchers. The cases emphasize different types of ethical dilemmas involving faculty, students, participants, and stakeholders. Students can discuss what happened, why it was or was not unethical, and what should be the consequences for the actors. Included are the original cases complete with learning objectives, teaching notes, and questions for discussion.

Case Studies in Biomedical Research Ethics

Author: Timothy F. Murphy

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262632867

Category: Medical

Page: 340

View: 2184


An overview of the key debates in biomedical researchethics, presented through a wide-ranging selection of casestudies.

A Handbook of Ethical Practice

A Practical Guide to Dealing with Ethical Issues in information and Library Work

Author: David McMenemy,Alan Poulter,Paul Burton

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1780631022

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 172

View: 6308


This book looks at all of the ethical issues facing information and library professionals in one overarching, and practically-focused, text. As such, it is of great benefit to both practitioners and to LIS students. The focus of the book is two-fold: (1) It contains a detailed discussion of the issues that impact on the day-today practice of information workers in the 21st century; and (2) contains case studies discussing potential solutions to ethical problems faced. The book provides sections which work like flowcharts leading from ethical issues through decision points to proposed solutions based on the literature/case studies. This is a highly useful resource that provides appropriate access to potential solutions for day-to-day queries. Despite the coverage of ethical issues in books on copyright, freedom of information, public internet access, and data protection, this book fills the gap in drawing all of this information together, as one sourcebook The book can be used for regular reference Does not offer legal advice per se, but explains the various scenarios that have been utilised for different ethical problems in the workplace